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Two new Helen Shepherd Mysteries available: A Bullet for Father Christmas and Paris Green

Just in time for St. Nicholas Day, I have two new stories in the Helen Shepherd Mysteries series to announce. The first novelette is a holiday mystery called A Bullet for Father Christmas. After the success of Christmas Gifts last … Continue reading

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How to write short mysteries fast

As some regulars here may know, I’m a big fan of the Eight Hour Writing Challenge instigated by Donald Rump of KBoards. It’s a great way to make yourself produce something publishable in a short period of time and increase … Continue reading

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Overdose and the Eight Hour e-Book Challenge

You may remember the eight hour e-book challenge, a semi-regular event instigated by Joe Konrath last year and since then continued by Donald Rump. I took part four times so far and have become quite fond of the challenge, because … Continue reading

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An Interview and the August Eight Hour Fiction Challenge revisited

First of all, I’ve been interviewed again by fantasy writer Judy Goodwin at My Writerly World. I talk quite a bit about research and the Silencer series. What is more, you’ll probably remember that I took part in the August … Continue reading

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The Eight Hour Fiction Challenge for August and “The Cork and the Bottle”

You may remember the eight hour e-book challenge, a semi-regular event instigated by Joe Konrath last year and since then continued by Donald Rump. I took part three times so far, and even though I’m currently putting the finishing touches … Continue reading

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The July Eight Hour Fiction Challenge Revisited

A few days ago, I posted about taking the eight hour e-book challenge and presented the result, Seeing Red. Now Donald Rump a.k.a. S.E. Gordon, instigator of the challenge, has posted information about and links to all the July challenge … Continue reading

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The Eight Hour E-Book Challenge No. 3 and Seeing Red

You may remember the eight hour e-book challenge, a semi-regular event instigated by Joe Konrath last year and since continued by Donald Rump. I took part twice so far, once in the original challenge and once in January. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Eight Hour Fiction Challenge Revisited

You’ll probably remember the Eight Hour Fiction Challenge from my last post. Well, it seems that the eight hour fiction challenge will be an ongoing thing. Writer Scott Gordon lays down the rules in this post and also links to … Continue reading

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The Iron Border and the Eight Hour E-Book Challenge

You may remember the eight-hour e-book challenge from last summer, when a couple of us decided to write, proof, format and publish an e-book within a period of eight hours, inspired by J.A. Konrath. Now Donald Rump, one of the … Continue reading

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